Babesiosis: Another Tick-Borne Illness To Be Aware Of
What is babesiosis? The name may make it sound like it’s a babyish thing (babe) with the idea that there’s nothing to worry about. The truth is quite the opposite! Babesiosis is not a fancy way to call your baby. […]Read More
You’re Likely To Encounter These Three Types Of Ticks In Maryland
Ticks are one of the stealthiest pests you’ll ever come across. Their tiny size makes them almost impossible to see- that’s when they’re starved. After sucking blood, they swell to very interesting sizes! But even so, these tiny pests can […]Read More
Ticks are right in your Back Yard!
Ticks are a lot closer to you than you think! They are not just lurking in woodland areas, waiting to latch onto your legs as you walk through the long grass. They don’t decide to just hitch hike on your […]Read More
New Jersey County Sees Rise In Tick Disease
When we think of tick borne diseases, the one to spring to the front of our mind is Lyme disease. We’ve all heard of it and all have a different level of understanding as to what the threat of this […]Read More
These Three Facts About Ticks Will Amaze You
There are different kinds of biological relationships. One of them is parasitic. This is where one of the organisms depends on the other for sustenance and is of no value to its host. So, it can rightly be said that […]Read More
Creepy Crawly Christmas Gifts
Merry Christmas! Tomorrow as we celebrate the festive season in style, there may also be another tiny creature having a party all of their own…in your Christmas tree.
Watch for ticks on the Xmas tree this year, health officials warn
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Ticks Love Christmas Trees Too!
We thought it was important to share another reminder about watching out for those dreadful deer ticks this holiday season. If you’ve not been made aware, these Lyme disease-spreading pests are putting a bit of a dampener on our Christmas trees! […]Read More
Simple Ways To Outwit The Ticks and Keep Your Family Lyme-Free
If they were bigger and more conspicuous, ticks would not be such a threat and nuisance. But their eighth-of-an-inch size in adulthood compounds tick-related problems. This is because they often go unnoticed and you’re likely to see them only after […]Read More
“Watch Out For Ticks In This Season”- True or False?
Have you ever had an encounter with an infected tick? Or been down with Lyme or any other tick-related illness? Worse still, did you get a misdiagnosis? Did you suffer so long just because of these tiny but wicked creatures? […]Read More
3 Little-Known Tick-Related Diseases
Ticks here, ticks there, ticks everywhere. Why do they have to be such a nuisance? This is a question that may have crossed your mind at one point. These tiny creatures can be such a pain! They cause untold suffering […]Read More